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William Gay wore purple shoes for domestic violence awareness, got fined from NBC Sports, 10/28/2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

img-icon-newsDeAngelo Williams wasn’t the only member of the Steelers to get fined by the league this week for sending a message via his uniform.

Cornerback William Gay has also been fined $5,787 for wearing purple shoes in an attempt to draw attention to domestic violence issues during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Gay’s mother was shot and killed by his stepfather when Gay was seven years old, which makes his personal relationship to the issue a particularly close one.

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